She The People: Paul Ryan


Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012

An ‘authentic’ Joe Biden presses the flesh in North Carolina

Biden, so often spoofed for gaffes, was praised for being exactly what you see.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte, Democrats, Mitt Romney, North Carolina, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Republicans, Vice President Biden

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mitt Romney, flat wrong on Obama administration’s ‘apology,’ owes the president one

Shoot first, figure out the timeline later?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Libya attack, Cairo protests, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Paul Ryan, Romney criticizes Obama, John McCain, John Boehner, Condi Rice, presidential race

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Joe Biden courts the biker vote, and the evidence goes viral

SHE THE PEOPLE | What the viral photo of the veep with a bandana-wearing biker means for his ticket.

By Suzi Parker  |  03:31 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, 2012, beer, Hillary Clinton, memes, social media

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Bill Clinton's electrifying speech and the public's reaction prove his rock star status

Bill Clinton transitioned from political rock star to legendary supernova in forty-eight electrifying minutes on Wednesday night.

By Suzi Parker  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Charlotte, Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention, Paul Ryan, Arkansas, 1992, United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 09/03/2012

At DNC Charlotte, taking the ‘war on women’ seriously

The passion at a Sunday reception for the National Women’s Political Caucus was fueled by what a lineup of speakers described as the important stakes in November.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:36 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Organization for Women, National Women's Political Caucus, feminism, Terry O'Neill, Eleanor Smeal, Elaine Marshall, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Medicare

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Eastwood effect: Maybe it did make Romney’s day

He made workaday Romney look blessedly sane by comparison, and distracted us from misstatements from both the presidential and vice-presidential nominees.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:12 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clint Eastwood, Eastwood speech, Mitt Romney, RNC, Republican National Convention, Bain Capital, Romney speech, Paul Ryan speech, Roger Ebert

Posted at 08:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Paul Ryan introduced as fibbing fibber as media turns a fact-check corner

We are all fact-checkers now.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, fact-checkers, presidential race, Barack Obama, Will McAvoy, HBO, 'The Newsroom'

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Nancy Pelosi, master of donor maintenance, is on the road again

“You have to give us money,’’ she says at a fundraiser at Ethel Kennedy’s, “so we win and don’t have to ask you for money.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House races, Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, Ethel Kennedy, Joe Kennedy III, Citizens United, Drive for 25, Paul Ryan, presidential race, Barack Obama, Tommy D'Alessandro

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Will Hurricane Isaac be a Katrina redux or a re-do for the GOP?

Hurricane Isaac may be blowing past the Republican convention in Tampa, but the storm still has the potential to do damage to the GOP brand, and in turn, Mitt Romney.

By Patricia Murphy  |  05:52 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive, Hurricane Isaac, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Republicans Democrats, Chris Cristie, FEMA, NOAA, Katrina, budget cuts

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Betty confetti from Paul Ryan's mom

Have optics co-opted the 78-year-old Medicare recipient? Apparently, the campaign has created an online avatar to speak for her.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Paul Ryan, Betty Ryan Douglas, Betty Douglas, Romney, Campaign, Optics

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Pelosi's one word for Ryan? ‘Medicare Killer’

"He's a nice person," she said of the vice presidential candidate, but "I don't really know him well because I've never been to the gym."

By Patricia Murphy  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nancy Pelosi, Jimmy Fallon, Paul Ryan, Medicare, Joe Jonas, John Boehner, Congress

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Romney and Ryan in North Carolina — just like the Olympics, minus the national unity

The 2012 Olympics may be coming to a close but the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign is picking up the theme.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  11:42 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, 2012 election, medicare, medicaid, North Carolina, NASCAR

Posted at 10:06 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Janna Ryan: Family comes first

Janna Ryan, wife of Republican vice presidential pick Rep. Paul Ryan, is the poster girl for Generation X women who wanted to have it all.

By Suzi Parker  |  10:06 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan, Wisconsin, Mitt Romney, 2012, vice president

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Paul Ryan, introduced as ‘faithful Catholic’ on ‘human life,’ was rebuked by bishops over cuts to poor

And Ryan’s admiration of Ayn Rand is not the “urban legend” he says it is.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:50 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, Catholics, Mitt Romney, presidential campaign, George W. Bush, Pope John Paul II, Affordable Care Act, Ayn Rand

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012

‘Nuns on the Bus’ take on Paul Ryan

NETWORK’s Sister Simone Campbell: “A small cadre of bishops ... feel called to politicizing our faith in a way that’s extremely partisan and narrow.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vatican, sister simone campbell, Network, Paul Ryan, affordable health care act, obama, catholic, social justice, politics, religion

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Hey, Paul Ryan, you should have embraced your meme

The meme is the new sound bite. And it’s a blown political opportunity not to use it.

By Suzi Parker  |  04:33 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Ryan Gosling, memes